Aquarium comic relief..thank you Photoshop!

Mexicans are characterized by their humor and creativity even when facing troubling situations. Mazatlecos are no exception and after the shark tank collapsed social media were inundated with hunoros memes. Here are some examples:   Instead of “Finding Nemo” it’s”Finding Felton” (ex-Mayor)  

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Aeromexico will charge for checking luggage

AeroMexico announced that starting from  February 1, they will charge for the first piece of luggage checked in on flights between Mexico and  the US or Canada. The cost will be 500 pesos, 25 US dollars or 25 Canadian dollars if you paid at the airport counters of those countries. It will cost 400 pesos, 20 US

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Sinaloan kids win first places in Math Competition

A group of young Sinaloan students  won the first places in the National Mathematics Competition held in Acapulco, Guerrero. Isaac Jiménez won a gold medal; Fernando Medina won silver; Angel Alexis Anaya Alamea and Edgar Tostado , won bronze, as well as Jesus Eduardo Morales, who obtained honorable mention at the competition. 192 students from

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“Dreamers” in the U.S.

In the United States there are more than 2.1 million undocumented young people that came to live there when they were very young not realizing that they were traveling to another place where their parents sought to live the “American Dream.” Linda arrived 24 years ago in San Diego, California, when she barely was two years old. She lives

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Prize-winning environmental activist shot dead

An Indigenous activist who protested against illegal logging in Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains, has been killed. Isidro Baldenegro López, 51, a leader of the Tarahumara people and fervent environmentalist — was shot dead Sunday at his uncle’s home in the town of Coloradas de la Virgen in the state of Chihuahua. He was shot at

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Grupo Modelo will invest in a new plant

Grupo Modelo announced an investment of 70 million US$ to increase 40% of its production capacity at Cerveceria Yucateca. The opening of Cerveceria Yucateca, will bring back to Modelo Group the production of Montejo and Leon Negra. “We are very proud to announce that Cerveceria Yucateca is almost ready, and it is just in the final

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“Don Neto” to pay $20.8 m. pesos…

Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, commonly known as ‘Don Neto,’ Fonseca has served 31 years of a 40 year sentence for his involvement in the 1985 kidnapping, torture, and murder of DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena and an aircraft pilot.  Yesterday the court determined that he will pay 20.8 million pesos as compensation to the victims’s family

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Chamber of Deputies hacked in google maps

January 10, 2017 Early this morning Google Maps servers were hacked with  the name of the  Legislative Palace that hosts the Chamber of Deputies changed and renamed: Chamber of Rats and Palace of Robes to the Palace of Rats. The hacking  was part of the protest actions against the increase in gasoline prices. Source: El Universal

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Cruiseship’s passengers stuck in Golden Zone!!

Yesterday, December 13 at 11:00 am in the Golden Zone another fight between a regular cab and an Uber  driver stopped traffic on Camaron Sabalo. One of the blocked vehicles was a tour bus from Tropical Tours with visitors from the Ruby Princess. For 30 minutes or so tourists and locals witnessed a loud shouting match with pushing and

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Dog and Cats now legal family members

Mexican Institute of Dog and Cat Records  announced today that Sinaloa has joined the program to record pets as family members. Other States doing the same include Nuevo Leon, Colima, Aguascalientes and Guanajuato. Dogs can be recorded on the IMRC and cats on IMRF website paying a $50 peso fee. Birthday certification and owner recognition certificates are

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Vaquita porpoise species in danger

So few of Mexico’s vaquita porpoises remain that the International committee to protect the endangered species is preparing to trap and protect as many as it can in a last-ditch effort to save it. According to rough estimates, only about three dozen of the world’s smallest porpoise remain in the upper Gulf of California, the only place

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Rescued whale

It has just been announced that The Whale Disentanglement Network (RABEN) participated in the rescue effort of a 12-meter (39 foot) whale at the south of Mazatlan November 29. The whale had a 120 meter rope that completely entangled it’s tail along with other metal and and plastic parts. It was reported  to be in deteriorating health

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Marijuana is now legal….for medical use

The Mexican Congress has approved with 98 votes in favor and 1 against the Health Law modification as well as the Federal Code legalizing marijuana for medical use. Thousands of people are awaiting the approval to be able to obtain imported medications with cannabis extract and the approval also opens the door to produce these

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Southwest to resume L.A. flights to Mexico destinations

Southwest Airlines is hoping to resume recently suspended flights between Los Angeles and three resort cities in Mexico beginning Sunday. The airline had cancelled all its flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and Cancun since Wednesday because all the necessary paperwork hadn’t been completed. Southwest says Mexican authorities issued the

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Beltran Leyva’s son arrested

On Friday night, Mexico’s National Security Commission confirmed the capture of Alfredo “El Mochomito” Beltran Guzman the elder son of Alfredo Beltran Leyva and Chapo’s nephew. Mexican authorities confirmed that capture took place in  Zapopan, Jalisco by the Mexican army and marine forces. Initially, the Beltran Leyva group had been close allies of El Chapo.

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